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Arsenic in Rice - Should We be Concerned?

Arsenic in Rice - Should We be Concerned?
Hardly a week goes by without some type of warning or health scare regarding what "is or isn't" in our food. Reports regarding arsenic in rice the past few years have raised concerns in health-conscious individuals and have given low-carb followers yet another reason to vilify whole grains. Because whole grains (including rice) are an excellence...
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What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?

What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?
What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance which is manufactured by our body's cells, but predominantly made in our liver. It is an essential component of cell membranes throughout the body, particularly the brain, central nervous system and myelin sheath which insulates the nerves. Cholesterol is also needed to make bile acids necessary...
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What is Diverticulosis and What Causes it?

What is Diverticulosis and What Causes it?
Diverticular disease is one of the most prevalent conditions in Western society which involves outpatient visits and hospitalizations . More than 100,000 Americans are hospitalized every year for this preventable condition. In some cases, a patient may develop life threatening complications such as a  rupture of the intestines.  As a hospital pharmacist,  Dustin Rudolph  PharmD sees many...
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Wednesday, 16 March 2016 00:56
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Nice post, and thank you for introducing us to Dr Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 06:55
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What's in Your Holiday Turkey Besides Stuffing?

What's in Your Holiday Turkey Besides Stuffing?
Traditional holiday celebrations typically feature a turkey or other poultry product as the centerpiece of the meal. In fact, 46 million turkeys are eaten every Thanksgiving and 22 million for Christmas in the United States. Yet consuming poultry products doesn't come without risks. We've highlighted many of Dr. Michael Greger's videos regarding the health hazards...
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Heart Attack Proof Your Holidays

Heart Attack Proof Your Holidays
Heart Disease Kills One Out of Every Three People.  The statistics are distressing. Heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. Dr. Joel Fuhrman reports, "More than 1.5 million people will have a heart attack this year, with about 1 million deaths as a direct consequence of heart attacks....
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Managing Symptoms vs Treating the Illness

Managing Symptoms vs Treating the Illness
Changing one's beliefs and eating habits can be a very difficult thing to do, especially living in a modern world where our culture believes "more is better." In order to thrive, we're told we need more protein, more fat, more vitamin supplements and more medical care. Likewise, consuming more rich foods in greater amounts is...
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Prevent-Reverse Disease With a Plant-Based Doctor

Prevent-Reverse Disease With a Plant-Based Doctor
Large population studies confirm a direct correlation between the rates of chronic illness and the percent of animal products consumed in the diet of that population. As the percentage of animal and processed foods rise, so does illness - cancer, heart disease, autoimmune, and diabetes, just to name a few. For this reason, diets based on animal...
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Is Vegan the New Viagra?

Is Vegan the New Viagra?
Many men think eating plants is "wimpy" because real men hunt, kill and eat meat for its presumed "superior" (muscle building) protein . On the contrary, a plant-based diet  boosts virility/fertility , enhances athletic performance , and supports optimal health and a youthful physique. In fact, the results of a study published in the British...
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Cruciferous Vegetables Protect Against Cancer

Cruciferous Vegetables Protect Against Cancer
Studies have shown that those who consume diets rich in vegetables significantly reduce their likelihood of being diagnosed with cancer . Although all vegetables offer powerful protection against cancer, cruciferous vegetables in particular contain the highest protective compounds. Cruciferous vegetables are vegetables that come from the broccoli and cabbage family. The four petals of the...
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Big Industries Influence USDA Food Guidelines

Big Industries Influence USDA Food Guidelines
The majority of disease, disability and premature death seen by medical professionals today originates from a nutrient and fiber-deficient diet, which has led to an epidemic of poor health and astronomical health care costs . In fact, according to the World Health Organization, 80% of all deaths are caused mostly by poor diet and lifestyle...
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Plant-Based Nutrition for Kids

Child With Apple Over Eyes and Fresh Food Background
Adopting a plant-based diet for your family can be one of the best decisions that you can make for your child's health and wellbeing. The time and effort you invest in educating, planning and providing nutritious foods for your children will help protect them from childhood illnesses , slow the aging of their cells, prevent...
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Go Green for a Healthy Glow!

Go Green for a Healthy Glow!
Meet Alex, a handsome young college student who dared to be different. Like most college students living away from home, Alex had gained some weight eating the typical college fare of unhealthy foods. Alex was in his sophomore year of college when he was inspired to watch the documentary Forks Over Knives . Alex began...
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